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6 die in NAF aircraft crashland in Abuja

6 die in NAF aircraft crashland in Abuja

The Pilot, two crew members, and three others on board the Nigerian Air Force NAF201 a B350 aircraft have died after it crashlanded shortly after takeoff from Abuja. The aircraft was Mina, Niger State-bound before it crash-landed.

The aircraft departed Abuja at 1033UTC with six persons on board including 2 crew. According to witnesses,’ the aircraft reported engine failure at time 1039 and crashed landed on the final approach path of Abuja Runway 22 at time 1048UTC.

Fire services are already at the scene of the accident. All six persons on board reported dead.

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Philomena  Ngozi Christopher-Oji was born to the family of the late Michael and Cecilia Ojeogwu of Ubulu-Uku, in Aniocha South Local Government Area, Delta State. She had her primary and secondary education in Nwanoli and Ezemu Girls College, in Ubulu-Uku, before she proceeded to the Delta State University, Abraka, where she studied English and Literary Studies.

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